Garden City High School

Garden City High School serves 1,165 students in grades 9-12.
Garden City High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Garden City High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Garden City High School's student population of 1,165 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,165 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Garden City High School
Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
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School Comparison

Garden City High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Garden City High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 4239 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garden City High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Garden City High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garden City High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garden City High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
88%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garden City High School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.220.71
This chart display the diversity score of Garden City High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Garden City High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garden City High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarden City Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Garden City High School is Mineola High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Garden City Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Garden City Garden City Middle School Math: 88% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 931 students
    0.7 miles
    98 Cherry Valley Ave
    Garden City, NY 11530
    (516) 478-3000
    0.7 6-8 931
  • New Hyde Park Mineola High School Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,076 student
    0.7 miles
    10 Armstrong Rd
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040
    (516) 237-2600
    0.7 8-12 1,076
  • Mineola Mineola Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-7 | 677 students
    0.7 miles
    200 Emory Rd
    Mineola, NY 11501
    (516) 237-2500
    0.7 5-7 677
  • Mineola Jackson Avenue School Math: 55% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 417 students
    0.8 miles
    300 Jackson Ave
    Mineola, NY 11501
    (516) 237-2300
    0.8 3-4 417
  • Garden City Stratford Avenue School Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 2-5 | 568 students
    0.8 miles
    97 Stratford Ave
    Garden City, NY 11530
    (516) 478-1500
    0.8 2-5 568

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